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|Diseases of the Chest|
|Edited by||Richard S. Irwin|
American College of Chest Physicians (United States)
Chest is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering chest diseases and related issues, including pulmonology, cardiology, thoracic surgery, transplantation, breathing, airway diseases, and emergency medicine. The journal was established in 1935. It is the official journal of the American College of Chest Physicians which publishes the journal. The editor-in-chief is Richard S. Irwin (University of Massachusetts Medical School).
The journal is abstracted and indexed in:
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 7.132, ranking it 2nd out of 27 journals in the category "Critical Care Medicine" and 3rd out of 54 journals in the category "Respiratory Systems.